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Boise Idaho Homes for sale with acreage

While Boise has developed a name for itself as a hip, up-and-coming city, many people are looking for space and privacy that a neighborhood cannot offer. Acreage allows someone to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and have more space for themselves. Whether you are looking for 1 acre or 100 acres for horses, or cattle, Build Idaho can help. Also, most larger pieces of ground can be subdivided into subdivisions or individual building lots.

How big is an acre?

An acre is defined as a unit of land area equal to 4,840 square yards. Visually, an acre is equal to about 76% of a football field when you consider both end zones. Considering most residential plots of land are between 0.1 and 0.2 acres, living on a full acre offers plenty of space.

Some questions to ask when buying homes for sale with acreage:

  • What is your intent in using the land?
  • If you are raising horses or livestock, how many can you have?
  • What is the condition of the fencing?
  • How much water do you need?
  • How much water is available?
  • Do you have water rights?
  • Is there an irrigation system and is the equipment included in the purchase of the acreage property?
  • Is there an existing barn or shed?
  • How do you access the land?
  • How is the property zoned?

Your real estate agent will ask you these questions, so it is important to have all of these answered before you start your search.


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Great Boise location, large home, 1.3 Acres close to everything: minutes from the freeways, airport, downtown, shopping, Edwards Entertainment, Walmart, Lowe's. Horse stable, chicken coop, clear field, no HOA! Unique home with charming features, including large family room with wood-burning fireplace, hardwood floors, master bed deck with view, great well and water, jacuzzi! Large laundry room. New appliances, new water heater, new sink, new AC, ALL new windows (17), new well pump/tank/controller/switch.
Hidden Treasure! That's what this beautiful split entry home in the country is. 1829 Square foot home with 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, large living room, great kitchen with granite counter tops. Huge family room. Attached garage with RV carport, covered patio and landscaped lawn. Hot tub. Updated roof and windows. 12x20 storage shed. And if that wasn't enough it's all on 1.031 acres with a 24x36 shop!
Need Space? This property has 2.88 acres that includes a spacious split bedroom home & a large shop. Shop is 30x44 & includes a car lift, compressor, wood stove & new garage doors. This home has a great floor plan with a bonus room/office with walk-in closets. Kitchen appliances included. The home has a newer roof & fresh exterior paint. There is a large covered patio w/basketball to entertain your guests. There is plenty of space to park toys & build your dream garden or bring animals -options are endless.
Fantastic opportunity! Potential to split lot into 3 additional building lots in the heart of Boise. Pre app and neighborhood meeting have already been complete. Located in desirable West Boise and close to everything.
New roof coming November 2021. Updated home on acreage in South Boise! Amazing opportunity to make this one-acre property exactly what YOU want with plenty of space for future improvements such as RV parking, a shop, a barn, animal corrals, or a huge garden area. CC&Rs allow for horses, cows, and chickens. No HOA fees. Irrigation water is available at the property in addition to the private well. 2021 updates include new flooring, interior and exterior paint, lighting, and a remodeled kitchen with quartz co
Welcome to your very own 10 acres of Idaho paradise bordering BLM land! Well maintained manufactured home on a foundation with East and West views of the mountains. Gorgeous stone surrounds your front door and windows. As you enter your front door, hardwood flooring welcomes you into your formal living room and dining room. Enjoy the morning sun from your spacious kitchen. Large bedrooms and bathrooms and utility room offer function throughout. Plant a garden next to your mature fruit trees, bring you
A rare find with country charm, turn key and ready for you! Located in West Boise, this home boasts privacy, yet close to everything. Plenty of room to spread out, horses & other animals welcome. Fantastic kitchen with new paint throughout the entire upper floor. A generous deck faces the back acreage, overlooking the included horse corral, lean-to and hay shed. Hook up to the surround sound for a twirl around the yard or gather around the fire pit for s'mores on a chilly evening. RV parking with room for a
Current dwelling on lot is condemned and will require demolition. Lot is zoned R-8 and can be subdivided! So much development potential to be had here. Build up to 12 dwellings per acre with proper permitting and approval per city of Meridian. Single-family detached residential, Single-family attached residential, Duplexes, Mobile home park, 55+ community?.so many possibilities. No HOA?s or CC&R?s.
Sale of the 10 acre parcel and the 30 acre parcel is subject to administrative splits and water right of way for downstream users. Farmed and irrigated land. Includes 2 houses, outbuildings, and a shop with roll up doors. Additionally, there is a separate office on site. Taxes should be lowered once the land is divided off of the original parcel. DO NOT DISTURB TENANTS. BTVAI
Beautiful panoramic views of the Boise Valley. Open and spacious 2-story home. Many quality features. Large marble entry way, formal dining, wonderful gourmet kitchen with large space for a built-in refrigerator, granite counter tops, built-in refrigerator, dual dishwasher. Beautiful master w/ huge master bath. You'll love the open country feeling with views all around in this quiet setting. New water heater and HVAC in 2019 and brand new roof installed September of 2021. This home is move-in ready and spac
BOISE IDAHO DREAM LOCATION AND PROPERTY 3.54 ACRES, NOT IN A SUBDIVISION. Large house 3 BEDROOMS, 3 OTHER ROOMS + 6X10 ROOM attached to this 2 car garage house with a Hugh shop or barn.. kitchen with fireplace really large, family, living, sewing, storage, food storage rooms SELLER GIVEN $20,000 OF HOUSE UPDATES on approved items TO NEW BUYER+$5,000 toward closing fees and will carry a $200,000 2nd Deed of Trust. LARGE BARN/ SHOP WITH ELEC. 30X40 =1200 SQ FEET ANIMALS YES THIS IS A 3.54 ACRES TREES ON PROP
No CCRs on this acreage. Zoned R1 Ada County. Home is being sold as is. Home inspection to be done for buyers info only. Seller will not do any repairs. Property is adjacent to Kuna City and is eligible for annexation into Kuna City Limits. Kuna future land use map, Comprehensive Plan, identifies the site as low-density residential, which allows at the maximum 2 units an acre. Buyer to verify all information.
Amazing horse property, farm or ranch with 7.28 acres nestled up against Indian Creek. Kayaking, fishing, swimming, and even bird hunting are in your own backyard. (See drone video of property at Virtual Tour Unbranded link below). 4 bedroom, 2 bath home includes pergo floors, pellet stove, skylights, covered patio, fruit trees, pasture, and horse facilities. Note architectural design: front of house faces creek while back of house faces road. (Indian Creek water flows increase in spring/summer months and d
Now pending with contingent sale. Accepting backup offers. 3bed/3bath home on park-like setting with 75 mature shade trees, oversized 3car garage on 6+ acres. Two irrigated pastures for horses. Half mile S of Kuna-12 minutes to freeway. Two very large shops (one insulated) perfect for light industrial or home-based business with an additional living quarters; room to park trucks (even semis)?no CCRs. RV storage income possible. Open floor-plan home with large office, storage, built-ins & circular staircase
Spread out, enjoy the views and space on this well kept 10 AC ranchette. Fully fenced, endless possibilities, zoned RR, separate well and power w/8 circuit subpanel and 4 separate outlets in the pasture. Immaculate home has all new plumbing and pressure tank, engineered hardwood flooring, granite counters, remodeled bathroom and new HVAC. Bright and sunny floor to ceiling windows in main room and very efficient pellet stove. Country kitchen has large pantry, breakfast bar and brand new granite counters. Sit
!!!! Must make appointment ON THESE PROPERTIES must make a 48 hours notice to see the inside of the property's. (Zone R-2 )- (NOT IN A SUBDIVISION NO SUBDIVISION RULES!) (2 ACRES) OF: Zone R-2 Properties (3585 S. 5 Mile has Home .48 acres, 1 shed, Large Orchard (3551 S. 5 Mile has Home 1.58 acres AND HORSE SHED) the pasture is (ONE ACRE in the PROCESS OF SPLIT FROM 3551 SOUTH 5 MILE.) ( Last picture of the plat map shows where the houses are and land)must sign R-25 Estate Sale sale as is
Dressed in elegance, this timelessly beautiful countryside oasis provides the perfect medley of farmhouse charm & modern updates sprawling throughout the brick-clad asymmetrical ranch-style main level, boasting new LVP floors carrying through library/office off the entry, beautiful living room open to dining room & kitchen featuring large center island & original painted cabinets, crowned w gorgeous wood-burning stove that almost exclusively heats the home; even w new dual HVAC system. Carry through to mass
This amazing horse property is available for the first time. Beautifully remodeled home sitting on 10 acres of horse paradise! This property hosts a current 40 stalls and a horse barn and is being used as a private boarding facility. This property has round pens, paddocks, tack room, and outdoor stalls. This great single level home has a everything you would need with its spacious living area and outdoor spaces! You will love the back patio with stamped concrete and Owyhee mountain views. This is an opport
View 280 degree of the city, river and Boise/Garden City/Eagle area. Lot is 1.14 acres and sits on lots 13 & 14 possible split with city approval. New roof. In ground swimming pool in very large fenced yard. The house has a view from almost every room. High glass walls with privacy and view. House could use some updating but sellers have replaced heating and air conditioning systems among other things. Great value for the dollar. 1.14 acres on the rim view. Wow!
Spectacular Waterfront Home. Free flowing ponds make a beautiful low maintenance setting. Spectacular Tuscan style home is nestled between 2 ponds w/exquisite landscaping on 1.16 ac. You can?t beat this, whether entertaining or enjoying the serenity of watching all the wildlife on 1 of 2 waterfront patios. Designed & built by Master Craftsman. Master suite is a retreat in itself w/balcony overlooking the water. Shop includes: approx: 640 sq.ft. upstairs bonus rm & office, which can be turned into quest qua
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An acre is a lot of land

Many people moving from a cramped major metro area come to Idaho seeking space and want land. While Idaho still has plenty of land for sale, the sizes of lots have decreased with the influx of people since 2010. This has driven prices up and also driven down typical sizes of land as developers subdivide it to fit more homes. Large homesites of 1 acre or larger are hard to come by and are more expensive to purchase. Those looking to buy acreage must also consider the premium cost of the land on top of what it will cost to build a home on that land.

In the Boise real estate market, a home on acreage is a very desirable property. Every buyer wants more open space; many want a shop or barn; others are interested in raising livestock. Most everyone is looking for storage to keep weekend toys and RVs.

Idaho homebuyers are often seeking land that offers a quiet and serene setting, such as rural or mountain areas. The quality of lifestyle these properties offer is incredibly appealing. Whether you are in search of one acre of land or hundreds, there is a good chance you will find exactly what you are looking for, including working ranches in nearby areas including Emmett, Horseshoe Bend, Parma, or Homedale.

If you are considering land, realize that it is a lot of work. We don't want to talk you out of it if your heart is set on acreage, but many do not realize how much work is involved in an acre. Mowing an acre or more takes a fair amount of time, even if you have a riding lawnmower. Every part of having more land requires more time for maintenance and upkeep. However, in our experience, those who are interested in buying acreage are up to the task and willing to put in the effort.


4 critical things to do before you purchase land in Idaho

  1. What are your expectations of your land?
    If you don't have a clear picture of expectations then it does not matter which piece of land you buy. If you know you want land for 40 cattle, we have a starting point. From there, we can start honing our search with focused questions: How much water will you need? How much land do 40 cattle need? What facilities are needed for 40 cattle?
  2. Buying the land is just the initial investment.
    Finding the perfect piece of land that requires no additional investment is hard to come by. If you need a fence and your raw land does not come with fencing, you will need to purchase and possibly pay to have it installed. Does it have a well and how deep is water? Irrigation pumps and piping will need to be installed and maintained. What equipment do you need to ensure you can properly maintain your property?
  3. Check deed restrictions and verify zoning and ordinances
    As part of your due diligence, check for any restrictions that may limit what you can and can’t do on your property. When you are working with a real estate agent, they can provide this information. Some things that may come up are:
    • Minimum or maximum dwelling square footages
    • Rules against outbuildings or auxiliary structures
    • Limits on building styles and materials you can use
    • Other limits pertaining to how and what you can build
  4. Double-check your budget and financing
    Having a budget in mind in real estate is important. But with land, it is more imperative that you have a plan for everything you will need. If you haven’t already evaluated the ways that you can finance your land, do that next. If you are looking to finance your entire project, as opposed to just the property, make sure your lender understands and can explain your options—what they cost and the guidelines you will follow. Get more than one bid and check references. You also need to make sure you figure out exactly how you’ll be paying for and insuring your land once you start building on it. 

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